Biodefense capabilities—the U.S. response to infectious diseases and biological, chemical, radiological and nuclear threats—remain as a top priority for the Department of Defense, as it has contributed to a national center funded as a public-private partnership by the Department of Health and Human Services.
The HHS Texas A&M Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing is a biodefense response to pandemics such as the 2009-2010 H1N1 flu and the future threat of biological attacks and other public health emergencies.
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